The Annual International Berkeley Undergraduate Prize for Architectural Design Excellence 2022
Berkeley Prize 2022

Essay Prize and Travel Fellowship Jurors: Past and Present

2022 - Design Guided by Clients' Needs: Applying Social Factors Research to Architecture

Aleksis Bertoni
Dorit Fromm
Elli Mosayebi
Augustine Owusu-Ansah

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2021 - Architects in Service to the Community

Gauri Bharat
Aboubacar Komara
Clare Robinson
Jørgen Bech Taxholm

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2020 - Designing Civic Buildings: The Architect Works with a Team 

Karen Trapenberg Frick, Ph.D., United States: Associate Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley College of Environmental Design (CED)
Naomichi Kurata, Japan: Architect and Urban Designer; Principal, Studio URBAN HOUSE, Architecture and Planning, Tokyo; Professor Emeritus of Architecture and Urban Design at Kogakuin University, Tokyo
Eric Klinenberg, Ph.D., United States: Helen Gould Shepard Professor in the Social Sciences and Director of the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University, New York; Research Director of Rebuild by Design 
Malini Krishnankutty, Ph.D., India: Architect and planner with wide experience in development and regional planning in India

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2019 - Architecture and Climate Resilience 
 

Fadi Masoud, Canada: Landscape Architect, and Planner; Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, University of Toronto, Canada.  
Youssef Nassef, Egypt: Director of the Adaptation Programme, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Bonn, Germany).  
Avikal Somvanshi, India: Architect and Urbanologist; Programme Manager, Sustainable Cities Programme, Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi, India. 
Susan Ubbelohde, United States: Professor in the Department of Architecture and Associate Dean of the College of Environmental Design at University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.; Principal and founding partner of Loisos + Ubbelohde (Alameda, California). 

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2018 - Applying the Social Art of Architecture

Benard Acellam, Uganda: Architect; Architecture faculty, International University of East Africa in Kampala.  N
Thomas-Bernard Kenniff, Ph.D., Canada: Architect; Professor in the Environmental Design program at the École de design, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM).  
Neelakshi Joshi, India: Architect and urban planner.  
Preeti Talwai, United States: User Experience Researcher at X (formerly Google[x])

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2017 - Architecture Reveals Communities

Sangeeta Bagga-Mehta, Architect; Professor, Chandigarh College of Architecture, Chandigarh, India 
Mark L. Gillem, Architect (FAIA) and Planner; Professor, architecture and urban design, University of Oregon, Eugene, U.S.A.
Omar Khattab, Architect; Dean, College of Architecture and Chair of the Department of Architecture, Kuwait University; 
Faiq Mari, Architect; Former student, teacher and BERKELEY PRIZE Associate Teaching Fellow, Birzeit University, Palestine

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2016 - Sheltering Those In Need:  Architects Confront Homelessness

Sam Davis, Architect, Berkeley, California, U.S.A.; Professor Emeritus of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley
Christopher Herring, Doctoral candidate of Sociology, U.C. Berkeley
Kyohei Sakaguchi, Artist and architect
Fried Wittman, Founder and President, CLEW Associates, Berkeley, U.S.A.

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2015 - Architects Confront Poverty

John Cary, Founding Editor, PublicInterestDesign.org; Founding Executive Director, Autodesk Foundation
Teddy Cruz, Professor, Department of Visual Arts, University of California, San Diego; Co-Director of the UCSD Center for Urban Ecologies and the Blum Cross-Border Initiative for Urban Ecologies
Arif Hasan, Architect and Planner, Karachi, Pakistan; Founding Chairperson of the Orangi Pilot Project; Founding Chairperson of the Urban Resource Center
Ananya Roy, Professor and Distinguished Chair, Global Poverty and Practice, University of California, Berkeley; Education Director, Blum Center for Developing Economies

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2014 - The Architect and the Healthful Environment

Arza Churchman, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Technion Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, Haifa, Israel
Susan Golstman, FASLA, Children's Environmental Designer; Founding Principal of Moore, Iacofano, Goltsman (MIG), Inc., Berkeley, California, U.S.A.
Daniel Karlin, M.D., Medical Resident, University of California at Los Angeles Combined Program in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics; 
Adriano Pupilli, RAIA, Sydney, Australia-based architect 

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2013 - The Architect and the Accessible City

Chris Downey, AIA, Principal, Chris Downey, Architecture for the Blind, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.; Lecturer in Architecture, University of California, Berkeley College of Environmental Design
Deepak K.C, Architect, Kathmandu, Nepal; Consultant, Nepal’s Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare; Founding Member, Independent Living Centre for Persons with Disabilities, Kathmandu
Rachna Khare, Architect; Professor and Co-coordinator of the Centre for Human Centric Research, School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopa, Madhya Pradesh, India
Camilla Ryhl, Architect; Professor, Bergen School of Architecture, Bergen, Norway; Senior Researcher, Danish Building Research Institute; Founding Member, Nordic Network on Architectural Research in Design-for-All

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2012 - Architecture for the Public Good

Christine Macy, Dean  Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Member, BERKELEY PRIZE Committee.
Michael Pyatok, FAIA, Principal, Pyatok Architects Inc., Architecture, Planning, Research, Oakland, California, U.S.A.
Gustavo Romero,  Architect; Professor, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) México, D.F., México; President, Fomento Solidario de la Vivienda A.C. (FOSOVI).
Robert Ungar, Architecture student, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel; 2010 BERKELEY PRIZE Architectural Design Fellow.

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2011 - Valuing the Sacred

Andrew Amara, Architect, Dimensions Architects and Interioor Designers Limited, Kampala; Winner, BERKELEY PRIZE Travel Fellowship, 2006.
Paul Broches, FAIA, Principal, Mitchell/Giurgola Architects, LLP, New York; Member, BERKELEY PRIZE COMMITTEE.  
Clare Cooper Marcus, Professor Emerita of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University of California, Berkeley.
Nalini Thakur, Professor of Architectural Conservation, School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi.

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2010 - Historic Preservation/Heritage Conservation

Maristella Casciato, Chair, DOCOMOMO INTERNATIONAL (International Committee for Documentation and Conservation of Buildings, Sites and Neighbourhoods of the Modern Movement).
Andrew Dolkart, Associate Professor, Columbia University; Director, Historic Preservation Program.
Maire O’Neill, Associate Professor, Montana State University; Member, BERKELEY PRIZE COMMITTEE.
John Stubbs, Associate Professor, Columbia University; Vice President for Field Projects, World Monuments Fund.
Johannes Widodo, Associate Professor, National University of Singapore; Executive Editor, JSEAA (Journal of Southeast Asian Architecture).

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2009 - Sustainable Architecture/Traditional Wisdom

Gail Brager, Professor of Architecture, Building Science and Associate Director, Center for the Built Environment, University of California-Berkeley
Chuck Davis, Senior Principal at EHDD Architecture, San Francisco, California; Fellow, American Institute of Architects
Tom Fisher, Professor and Dean, College of Design, University of Minnesota
Ahmad Hamid, Principal Founder Ahmad Hamid Architects; Professor of Architecture and Design at Modern Sciences and Arts University, Cairo; Faculty, American University, Cairo
John Ochsendorf, Associate Professor of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MacArthur Foundation Fellow

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2008 - Competing to Serve

Lynne Elizabeth, Director, New Village Press; President, Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility
E.G. Daves Rossell, Professor, Savannah College of Art and Design; Director, the Lowcountry Initiative; Director, Vernacular Architecture Forum 28th International Meeting
Marielle Richon, Program Specialist, Section for Communication, Education and Partnerships, UNESCO World Heritage Centre
Hasan Uddin-Khan, Professor, Roger Williams University; Director, International Fellows Program, Roger Williams University

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2007 - Making Social Architecture

Rodney Harber, Harber and Associates, Musgrave, South Africa; Chair, Bureau of Research and Technology, African Union of Architects
Nguyen Chi Tam, theskyisbeautiful, Paris, France
Elizibeth Ogbu, Public Architecture, San Francisco, CA, USA
Ron Van Oers, Program Specialist, UNESCO World Heritage Centre; Faculty of Architecture, Delft, Holland

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2006 - Children and the City

Noeman AlSayyad, Cairo University and University of California, Berkeley
Roger Hart, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Herman Hertzberger, Academy of Architecture, Amsterdam; Berlage Institute, Amsterdam
Anna Rubbo, University of Sydney, Australia

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2005 - Memorable Public Spaces

Lesley Naa Norle Lokko, Lokko Associates Architects, Accra, Ghana; University of Westminster, UK; and University of Cape Town, South Africa
Donlyn Lyndon, University of California at Berkeley, USA
Rahul Mehrotra, Rahul Mehrotra Associates, Architects and Planners, Mumbai, India, and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Giles Oliver, Penoyre & Prasad, LLP, London , UK, and University of Cambridge, UK

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2004 - The Architect Reports on Refugees, The Homeless, and the Urban Poor

Marco Casagrande, Casagrande & Rintala, Helsinki, Finland
Beth Gali, Beth Gali Arquitecte, and Escola Tecnica Superior d'Architectura de Barcelona (ESTAB), Barcelona, Spain
Peter Prangnell, Toronto, Canada
Minja Yang, UNESCO, Paris, France

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2003 - Buildings that Achieve World-Class Status

Brit Andresen, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Francesco Bandarin, UNESCO, Paris, France
Jo Noero, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Brigitte Shim, Shim-Sutcliffe Architects and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

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2002 - The Role of the Street in Fostering Social Life

James S. Ackerman, Ph.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
Charles Correa, Charles Correa Associates, Mumbai, India, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA
Connie Occhialini, International Laboratory of Architecture and Urban Design, Milan, Italy
Nicholas Ray, Nicholas Ray Associates, Cambridge, UK, and University of Cambridge, UK

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2001 - The Street Mediates Between Public and Private Lives

Roberta Feldman, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Peter Prangnell, Toronto, Canada
Anthony W. Schuman, NJIT, Newark, USA

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2000 - What role can architecture play as a socially responsive endeavor in the future?

Stanford Anderson, MIT, Cambridge, USA
Benjamin Clavan, Ph.D., Architect, West Hollywood, USA
Diane Ghirardo, Ph.D., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA


1998-99 - The Architect Meets the Nursing Home

Benjamin Clavan, Ph.D., Architect, West Hollywood, USA
Andrew Fischer, Regan Bice Architects, Berkeley, USA
Raymond Lifchez, University of California, Berkeley, USA
W. Mike Martin, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Karin Payson, Karin Payson architecture and design, San Francisco, USA
Michael Pyatok, Pyatok Associates, Oakland and Seattle, USA; University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Wendy Tsuji, Frost & Tsuji, San Francisco, USA
Richard Whitaker, University of Illinois at Chicago, emeritus, Berkeley, USA


travel fellowship jurors

2015

Members of the BERKELEY PRIZE Committee


2014

Members of the BERKELEY PRIZE Committee


2013

Members of the BERKELEY PRIZE Committee


2012

Members of the BERKELEY PRIZE Committee


2011

Benjamin Clavan, Ph.D., AIA, Architect; Coordinator, BERKELEY PRIZE and Editor, www.berkeleyprize.org, Member, BERKELEY PRIZE Committee
Gerard (Roddy) Creedon, Architect; Continuing Lecturer in Architecture, University of California, Berkeley; Member, BERKELEY PRIZE Committee
Ray Lifchez, Professor of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley; Chair, BERKELEY PRIZE Committee
David Salazar, Owner's Representation, Project Management, Development and Design; Member, BERKELEY PRIZE Committee 

2010

Members of the BERKELEY PRIZE Committee


2009

Members of the BERKELEY PRIZE Committee


2008

Budoor Bukhari, Student of Architecture; Winner, 2007 Berkeley Prize Travel Fellowship
Farrokh Derakhshani, Architect; Director, Aga Khan Award for Architecture
Ray Lifchez, Professor, University of California Berkeley; Chair, Berkeley Prize Committee
Anthony Schuman, Architect; Associate Professor, New Jersey Institute of Architecture
Adi Shamir, Executive Director, Van Alen Institute; Associate Professor, California College of the Arts


2007

Ray Lifchez, Professor, University of California Berkeley; Chair, Berkeley Prize Committee
John Peterson, Founder, Public Architecture; Principal, Peterson Architects
Adriano Pupilli, Sydney Australia, 2004 Berkeley Prize Travel Fellowship recipient
Leslie Van Duzer, Professor, University of Minnesota



2006

Louise Chawla, International Coordinator, GUIC
Benjamin Clavan, Ph.D., Architect, Member, Berkeley Prize Committee
David Driskell, Cornell University, UNESCO Chair, GUIC
Ray Lifchez, University of California Berkeley Department of Architecture, Chair, Berkeley Prize Committee
Jason Miller, MLIS, University of California Berkeley Department of Architecture, Secretary and Member of the Berkeley Prize Committee
Adriano Pupilli, Sydney Australia, 2004 Berkeley Prize Travel Fellowship recipient

 
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